• 05 June 2024

    Thermoforming, when precision and repeatability are not optional

    The high precision and optimisation of the thermoforming performance of the CMS Eidos machine are the result of sophisticated and meticulously studied mechanical solutions combined with management software ensuring intuitive and simple use. An example of thermoforming precision and repeatability of this machine is...
  • 28 May 2024

    Petcore Europe Thermoforming Conference 2024 is coming

    Petcore Europe Thermoforming Conference 2024, scheduled to take place in Granada (Spain) on 25 and 26 June, will be dedicated to the circularity of PET thermoformed packaging. The objective of this event is to promote thermoforms collection and recycling and specifically tray to tray circularity...
  • 01 March 2023

    Unveiling at the Illig Technology Day

    One of the world leading technology providers for packaging and thermoforming machines, Illig, will be unveiling its latest sheet-processing thermoforming machine, the UAF, on 22 March, 2023. The new system for forming technical parts will be showcased at the Illig Technology Day at its company headquarters in Heilbronn (Germany).
  • 30 November 2022

    New shuttle stacker from WM Thermoforming Machines

    In WM Thermoforming Machines there is a new stacker, freshly patented and previewed at the K 2022 show in a livestream connection with Stabio headquarter. The new MSvS is an evolution of the previous model, the MSv Stacker. The extra “-S” stands for Shuttle and Speed...
  • 27 July 2022

    Comi machines get smarter with WinCC Unified from Siemens

    Every year, Comi invests 10% of its turnover in the research and implementation of new technologies and new patents, focusing in particular on Industry 4.0 solutions. It is just in this area that the company’s cooperation with Siemens achieves its maximum effect, with the aim of implementing a strategy for the digitalisation of machines...
  • 25 May 2022

    Sustainability as growth factor and great opportunity

    When producing and selling goods or services, there are three main factors contributing to success: the market, the people and the machines. When it comes to plastics, there is an additional and very significant aspect: environment. “We are all familiar with the ongoing environmental debate and the policies and regulations...
  • 22 December 2021

    A calendar celebrating the past and looking to the future

    2021 was an important year for WM Thermoforming Machines as it saw the celebrations of the 40th anniversary of the company. To mark this milestone, the Swiss company organized several activities, such as Synergizing Technologies, a series of livestream events hosted at WM Thermoforming Machines, each taking...
  • 15 December 2021

    From post-consumer PET bottles directly to rPET food packaging

    Recently, the strategic partnership between Amut and Erema has led to the installation and commissioning at the Alto Plastic Packaging site in Albany, New Zealand, of an extrusion line to process 100% washed post-consumer flakes into food-grade PET sheets. This is the first line ever installed in New Zealand for this special application...
  • 01 December 2021

    CMS becomes Brett Martin’s newest Approved Partner

    The Italian manufacturer, CMS has been announced as the latest company to acquire Approved Partner status. CMS has been awarded this accolade following the successful testing of Brett Martin’s Marpet-g FS (PETg) material on its Eidos vacuum forming machine...
  • 20 October 2021

    Two Bandera lines for AMB

    An international leading supplier of rigid and flexible films, the Italian company AMB will install two new extrusion lines from high-end Italian manufacturer Bandera in order to boost its production of recyclable PET solutions. Together, the new lines will produce an extra 20,000 tons per year to satisfy the increasing demand for...
  • 26 May 2021

    CMS eidos thermoforming machine: the evolution of the species

    Style and performance in a new product that re-confirms Cms Plastic Technology as market benchmark for heavy gauge vacuum forming. The new eidos encompasses sophisticated mechanical solution to guarantee the best performance on the market and a highly innovative new software, for...
  • 15 December 2020

    PLC and thermoforming efficiency: a matter of data management and analysis

    Having the data is not the same as being able to analyze and use them to improve procedures and production. Applying the Pareto Principle it is possible to say that 20% of the problems cause 80% of the losses. Especially today, the market requires fast decisions and practical actions, but without real data there is no true improvement in the...
  • 28 October 2020

    New customised CMS machine for the wellness-SPA market

    For the wellness-SPA market, CMS has devised a modular thermoforming system capable of offering solutions to meet every demand from standard products to large swim-spas. CMS's BR5 special SPA is extremely scalable and can reach a maximum sheet length of 12 meters. Advanced features such as auto-load, adjustable clamp frame, and mould...